Participants

ROBIN THEDE

Creator, Executive Producer, Writer, Actor

Robin Thede is the creator, executive producer, showrunner, writer and star of the upcoming series “A Black Lady Sketch Show” (HBO). Previously, she created, executive produced and hosted the critically acclaimed late night show, “The Rundown with Robin Thede” (BET). She was the head writer & a correspondent for The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore (Comedy Central) and  head writer for the 2016 White House Correspondents Dinner, making her the first African-American woman head writer in late night and for the WHCD.  She has appeared in dozens of TV shows and movies, including Difficult People, Key & Peele, A Haunted House, Goodwin Games and the upcoming thriller feature, “Bad Hair,” from director/writer Justin Simien.